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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Centralization  \Cen`tral*i*za"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  centralisation.] 
  The  act  or  process  of  centralizing,  or  the  state  of  being 
  centralized;  the  act  or  process  of  combining  or  reducing 
  several  parts  into  a  whole;  as  the  centralization  of  power 
  in  the  general  government;  the  centralization  of  commerce  in 
  a  city. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  centralization 
  n  :  consolidation  of  power  under  central  control  [syn:  {centralisation}] 
  [ant:  {decentralization}] 




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